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  1. Darrell Hammond Will Succeed Don Pardo as the Voice of ‘Sat...

    Zach Dionne

    Don Pardo was 57 when he uttered the very first "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" in 1975. He continued his role as announcer until May's Season 39 finale. And after passing away in August at the age of 96, Pard...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Idiot Ruins Game? Brief Interviews With Not-So-Hideous Pitch Inva...

    Aaron Gordon

    When you see someone running on the field during a sporting event, you probably think, That will never be me. Announcers shake their heads so vigorously it produces an audible rustling of their collars. The word "idiot" gets tosse...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Darrell Hammond Remembers Don Pardo, the Voice of ‘SNL&rsqu...

    Matt Patches

    Don Pardo served as the announcer of Saturday Night Live from its debut on October 11, 1975, until the 39th season finale on May 17, 2014. He was the audible soul of SNL. After a performer would bellow, "Live from New York, it's Sa...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Q&A: Sixers Broadcasters Marc Zumoff and Malik Rose on Announ...

    Adam Wilk

    I recently sat down with the Sixers announcers for Comcast SportsNet - Marc Zumoff, now in his 20th season, and former player Malik Rose, who notched 13 seasons in the league with four teams - to discuss their partnership...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  5. Announcing Has a Problem: The Most Annoying Tic in Broadcasting T...

    Caleb Hannan

    If you made an exhaustive list of all the sports announcers who drive fans crazy, Al Michaels would either settle in somewhere near the bottom or not show up at all. Michaels is generally beloved. In part because he co-announces the most polished thr...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  6. Premier League Pass & Move: Wonder Boys

    Chris Ryan and Mike L. Goodman and Ryan O'Hanlon

    A review of the weekend's Premier League action. Young Guns Chris Ryan: We're going to look back on this time, people. We're going to look back and remember, "That was the time dozens of British football pundits and announcers bravely tried to pr...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  7. The NL Central in the Clutch

    Jonah Keri

    Two on, one out, his team needing a big hit in a big game against a hard-charging division rival. The perfect spot for Allen Craig. Announcers use lines like those all the time. They talk about someone being the perfect player for a high-leverage ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  8. Video: Watch Eagles Announcer Merrill Reese Read the Lyrics to De...

    Chris Ryan

    Your browser does not support iframes. God bless America. I, personally, need to do some real self-reflection because I didn't even know Jackson had a song, much less one with Snoop Dogg and Yung Chris. If Chip Kelly starts holding up pictures of ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  9. The 5 Elements of the Effective Spurs Offense

    Brett Koremenos

    If you've tuned in to watch the San Antonio Spurs play at any point this season, you've no doubt heard an announcer gush over the team's elegant offensive system. After years of his teams employing an extraordinarily successful, but unsightly, post-c...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  10. Last Night on 'Blake Griffin Dunks on Your Life ...'

    Chris Ryan

    The life and death of Spencer Hawes! Blake Griffin (sorta) switched hands in midair against the Sixers last night. According to the announcers, the crowd went crazy - though given the fact that the crowd was in Philly, this could have been for any nu...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  11. Danilo Gallinari's 'Shot of the Century'

    Chris Ryan

    Best part about this other than JaVale McGee's reaction (which is not quite this, but pretty close) is how the Nuggets announcers go from calling it the shot of the century, to the shot of the year, to "guessing" it's going to be in the top 20 shots ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  12. B.S. Report: Sean Grande and Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande and Grantland's Zach Lowe join Bill to break down how the Rondo injury will affect the Celtics' future and the Eastern Conference. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  13. Tim Duncan-Tiago Splitter, Greg Monroe-Andre Drummond, and more N...

    Zach Lowe

    Taking a look at some unusual big-man pairings around the league. Plus, the best announcers in the game, a Jordanesque move, and a nifty knee brace.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  14. We See You, Utah Jazz Announcer Quoting Ludacris

    Chris Ryan

    David Locke getting fired up on behalf of Gordon Hayward. (Via Spencer Hall of SaltCityHoops)...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  15. Fourth-and-Short: Apparently RG3 Is Reckless Now

    Bill Barnwell

    We all had our smart reaction to the RG3 injury, each and every one. After everyone expressed genuine concern and hope that Robert Griffin would be OK and recover from his "mild" concussion, everyone from the announcers to the fans in the crowd had t...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  16. Jerry 'The King' Lawler Has a Heart Attack on Air

    The Masked Man

    Two weeks ago on Raw, WWE champ CM Punk wrestled announcer Jerry "The King" Lawler in a steel cage match. It seemed like a terrible idea. See, I grew up watching Lawler every Saturday morning on the CWA broadcast in Louisville. Back then, the WWF had...

    Blog | September 11, 2012